How to Edit Orange and Teal in Lightroom Mobile

Orange and Teal color grading has been a very popular look in Hollywood movies. Now many travel bloggers/vloggers, photographers, and influencers on Instagram are embracing this “Orange and Tea look” to color grade their photos.

Why are Orange and Teal Look so popular?

The main thing that makes this look so popular and very appealing to the eyes is the skin tones. Skin complexions generally fall under the orange spectrum on the color wheel. There is a science behind this particular look. Orange and Teal are complementary colors as you can see on the color wheel. Complementary colors are primarily colors that are opposite to each other on the color wheel. The complementary colors make each other pop and help us achieve Simultaneous color contrast.

How to Edit Orange and Teal in Lightroom Mobile

Teal and Orange look basically separates the subject from the background which ultimately creates depth.

How to Edit Orange and Teal in Lightroom Mobile?

We are not going to use any premium feature of Lightroom app so the free version of the Lightroom is enough to get this Teal and Orange look. There are different ways to achieve this look but you are going to learn how we edit orange and teal in lightroom mobile app.

Before we proceed, download the Lightroom Mobile App if you haven’t downloaded it.


Launch the Lightroom Mobile app and add an image of your choice. Make sure that the image you are using is raw or never edited before.

How to Edit Orange and Teal in Lightroom Mobile

Now select the LIGHT option from the bottom menu. Adjust the exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites, and blacks as per your requirements.

Here are the exact values that We have used for this tutorial:

  • Exposure: 0
  • Contrast: -32
  • Highlights: 67
  • Shadows: 37
  • Whites: -85
  • Blacks: 38


Once you are finished with LIGHT adjustments, go to the COLOR section. Reduce the values of Temp to -12, Tint to -21, Saturation to -11 or -15 and increase the Vibrance to 50-55. Again these settings may vary image to image.

How to Edit Orange and Teal in Lightroom Mobile

Here are the exact values that we have used:

  • Temp: -12
  • Tint: -21
  • Vibrance: 52
  • Saturation: -15


Now we will modify the Hue, Saturation, Luminance. Saturation and Luminance are the most important parameters in the color mixer. So always tweak the settings to get the best result.

Use the following settings:


  • Hue: 100
  • Saturation: 32
  • Luminance: 44

  • Hue: -9
  • Saturation: 40
  • Luminance: 34

  • Hue: -67
  • Saturation: -30
  • Luminance: 0

  • Hue: -100
  • Saturation: -44
  • Luminance: 0

  • Hue: 66
  • Saturation: 0
  • Luminance: 0

  • Hue: -52
  • Saturation: 17
  • Luminance: 42

  • Hue: -100
  • Saturation: -83
  • Luminance: 0

  • Hue: 0
  • Saturation: -84
  • Luminance: 0


Under the EFFECTS section, increase the values of Texture, Clarity, and Dehaze. You can add a vignette if you like. Leave the other settings as it is.

Use the following values:

  • Texture: 17
  • Clarity: 17
  • Dehaze: 10


  • Highlights- H:8 S:12
  • Shadows- H:215 S:34
  • Balance: 34


  • Sharpening: 13
  • Radius: 1.00
  • Detail: 25
  • Masking: 0
  • Noise Reduction: 22
  • Detail: 50
  • Contrast: 0
  • Color Noise Reduction: 64
  • Detail: 53
  • Smoothness: 57


How to Edit Orange and Teal in Lightroom Mobile

That’s it. Once you have applied all these settings, it will give your photos “Orange and Tea Look”. You can always tweak these values to create a whole new look. Lightroom Mobile App is a very powerful tool when it comes to photo editing. There are no sets of rules when it comes to editing so get creative, make your own look.

If you don’t want to follow these steps then you can simply download this preset from our website.

Download Orange and Teal Lightroom Mobile Preset

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